Dr. Sarah Wieten

  • Sarah WietenVisiting Assistant Professor

    Office: HSS 505L

    E-mail: Sarah.Wieten@iup.edu



    PhD, Durham University, 2017 

    MA, University of South Florida, 2013

    BA, Xavier University, 2011


    PHIL 122 Contemporary Moral Issues

    PHIL 130 Introduction to Biomedical Ethics

    PHIL 323 Political Philosophy

    PHIL 450 Philosophy of Law

    Professional Interests

    Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science

    Select Publications

    2016. Concepción, D. W., M. Messineo, S. Wieten, and C. Homan. The state of teacher training in philosophy. Teaching Philosophy. 39(1): 1-24.

    2015. Wieten, S. “What the patient wants”: an investigation of the different methods of ascertaining patient values in Evidence-Based Medicine and Values-Based Practice. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.

    Select Presentations

    2017. Manageable Mechanisms in Medicine: Concerns about the "Unlesses." The Guidelines Challenge CauseHealth Event, Oxford, October 3-4.

    2017. What are pragmatic trials good for? Inferring Policy from Experiment Workshop. EBM+ group. University of Kent, May 15

    2017. How to Implement Teacher Training in Philosophy Graduate Programs. Panel Session with David W.  Concepción, Katie Homan, George Rainbolt, Sandy Dwyer, and Adam Thompson. American Philosophical Association Eastern Division, Jan 5

    2017. Changing Selves: Transformative Experiences and Decision Making at the End-of-Life. Canadian Bioethics Society. Montreal, May 24-26

    2017. Values in Science and the “Post Truth” Era: A defense of blurring the fact/value line. The 7th Annual Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology (VMST) Conference. University of Texas at Dallas, May 18-20